domingo, 29 de março de 2015

Lagoa das Sete Cidades

The Lagoon of Seven Cities (portuguese name Lagoa das Sete Cidades) is the largest fresh-water lake of Azores. The north-south maximum length of the lake is 4,2km with a width of 2km and has a maximum depth of 33m. The lake has a length of 4,35 square km and consists in two lagoons, the Green Lagoon and the Blue Lagoon. The legend says the blue and green colours of those waters were formed by the tears shed by a couple in a misunderstood love…

terça-feira, 17 de março de 2015

Azorean Chaffinch

Fringilla coelebs moreletti (portuguese name Tentilhão dos Açores) it's accustomed to human presence in viewpoints, picnic parks and public gardens. Although it can be heard for most of the year, it's characteristic song begins to hear more intensely from February until the end of June.